Neville P, Gilroy - Seaman 1A who died this day - RFA Black Rover 2003.
John, Stroughair - Donkeyman Greaser who died this day - RFA Olna (2) 1958.
Henry, Pawsey - Fireman who died this day - RFA Mollusc 1918.
Official Number: 169831
Class: Oil Fuel Lighter
Pennant No: X05
Builder: Yarwood, Northwich
Launched: 7 January 1944
Into Service: April 1944
Out of service: 17 September 1963
Fate: sold out of service
Items of historic interest involving this ship: -
Background Data: Naval Stores harbour craft were usually allocated a number bearing the prefix C. This descended from the days when the Coaling Officer operated the fuelling craft and many of these craft were operated by the Naval Stores Department under the Director of Stores (Navy) C numbers were allocated to craft such as dumb barges, coal lighters, dumb coal lighters, self-propelled diesel lighters, self-propelled stores lighters, launches and tugs of which a number were registered as RFA’s and wore the ‘green stripe’ that indicated the Naval Stores Department
7 January 1944 launched by W. J. Yarwood & Sons (1938) Ltd, Northwich as Yard Nr 726 named C625 for the Naval Stores Department
17 September 1963 sold